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with the suspect. and in that exchange as pete williams reported, one tsa employee was injured, fatally. he's now reported to have been killed. at least one other tsa agent is injured, there's been video of him escorted into an ambulance and perhaps one or two other people, we don't know whether they are tsa employees or other passengers in the crowded area, injured as well. in a half hour there's going to be a news conference from lapd chief charlie beck and mayor eric garcetti and they'll have the answers to some questions still unknown at this point. was this individual acting alone? is that confirmed that he acted alone? we have a report about a half hour ago that the incident according to federal officials was described as being over. but there still is a pursuit and investigation throughout this crowded airport to see whether or not there was anybody working in concert with this alleged suspect. >> the gunman in custody. what eyewitnesses saying they saw and heard. eight and ten shots they thought they heard there? >> that's the number of shots that have come from a couple of eyewitnesses -
department and tsa and fbi, laso and other agencies, we'll treat this incident with the unified command, many, many details as you're interested will not be given out at this point. we will not speak about the nature of injuries and not speak about the identity of the suspect. the investigation is being handled by the fbi. with the cooperation of the los angeles police department. again, a tremendous unified response. i know this region worries about its airport because of the complex issues involved with various jurisdictions. it was handled very well today, thank you. >> hold on one second. we'll next hear from fbi special agent in charge, special agent b bowitch to talk about the situation. >> david bodich, bowdich. first off, we're working hand in hand with our partners here to include the los angeles police department, the l.a. airport police and respect to this investigation. this investigation is ongoing. i'll give you very little facts, very few facts. we're working with the u.s. attorneys office as well as our partners. i'm not going to talk about the victims today. we still have peo
is a tsa agent themselves. we don't know what the situation is or any reports. you're right. that's what happened and when it happened as far as we can tell at this point. >> mike, stand by with me, pete williams our justice correspondent here. pete, what do we know from tsa or fbi. >> without saying where the information comes from at this point, talking to a variety of authorities, a large number of agencies including lapd, which i believe is in charge here, it does seem like it's over is the best information we have at this point. it's very sketchy information back in washington. it does seem like it's over. they are trying to figure out precisely who was shot. it does appear -- initial reports say and we'll be cautious to say these are the initial reports. it's going to take a few minutes to work out exactly what happened. it seems like at least two people were shot. the man with the rifle who shot apparently a tsa employee. that's the person you saw, we believe, being put into the ambulance. then the person with the gun himself was shot. so we know of only two shooting victims, but
and began to open fire in the terminal. he proceeded up into the screening area, where tsa screeners are, and continued shooting, and went past the screeners back into the airport itself. personnel officers from airport police, los angeles airport police, responded immediately to the calls. they tracked the individual through the airport, and engaged him in gunfire in terminal 3. and were able to successfully take him into custody. >> nbc news justice correspondent, pete williams, joins me now with the latest on the investigation. pete, i understand we have learned breaking news with the suspect. what do you know? >> reporter: well, authorities from several different organizations have told us that the suspect's name is paul anthony ciancia. c-i-a-n-c-i-a. they say he is 23 years old, born in february of 1990. a u.s. citizen who is living in the l.a. area. and as for the motive -- we're a long way from knowing that for certain. there is some indication, we're told, that he had strong anti-government views. that's based on some written material that we're told he was carrying, that they f
when he fired shots inside the airport. strong anti-government views attacking the tsa, saying that if tsa is going to treat all americans as potential terrorists, then it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. initial checks on the computer haven't turned up anything that would indicate what it was that got him attracted to that view in the first place. as for the weapon he took in, he did purchase it legally but they are still trying to figure out where he got the high capacity 30-round magazines he had five with him when he came into the airport. he's still in critical condition in the hospital, not talking. he was shot in the face. it makes it difficult for him to talk, although officials say it does not appear he has any kind of brain injury, so it's the ability to speak, ability to form words that's the problem here, not the cognitive process. but it's not clear how long it will be before they are able to start asking him questions. it could be that he'll respond in writing or by nodding yes or no, which is how authorities did their initial interrogation in the boston bombin
yesterday and started shooting. one tsa agent is dead. five hurt in a scene of total panic caught on video by this report by tmz. so word from the hospital on his condition. along with the rifle, he was carrying 150 round of ammunition, as well as a note that said he wanted to kill tsa employ and "pigs." no words can explain the horror that we experienced today when a shooter took the life of a member of our family and injured two tsa officers. i received a call not long ago from president obama who not only shared with me his cole doll lenses. it could have been much worse if agents on the scene weren't well prepared for emergency situations. >> not more than three weeks ago we took every one of our officers, patrol officers and a couple hundred officers from the los angeles police department and we practiced the exact scenario that played out today. >> in just a few minutes, we'll have a live report from los angeles and new details about the suspected shooter. but first to politics. new this morning, president obama sending this message to both parties in congress. work together to pass
. the killing of a tsa agent at los angeles international airport is raising questions about the motives of the 23-year-old suspect, and also airport security. do tsa agents need to be armed? our justice correspondent pete williams will be here in a little while to give us an update and fresh report on all of that. but first, the obama care debate. the healthcare.gov was actually off site for repairs over the weekend. they said saturday the glitches are, quote, just at this present time of the iceberg. this week, as you might have remembered, the president traveled to boston to compare the rough start of obama care to what he called the slow start of the massachusetts health care plan. but he also praised his 2012 opponent mitt romney, who in 2006, as governor of massachusetts, signed that state's health care reform legislation into law. >> i've always believed that when he was governor here in massachusetts, he did the right thing on health care. if it was hard doing it just in one state, it's harder doing it in all 50 states. >> that is proving to be the case. and the 2012 republican p
an assault arrival to kill one tsa agent and badly injured two other people. paul ciancia is in critical condition after being shot multiple times by officers. he was carrying five high capacity magazines, a bag of ammo and happennd written lette explaining his rampage. gun control advocates say the incident is unlikely to spark any head way in the limit of gun sales. >>> later today, the president will speak at an organizing for action health care summit looking to rally grass roots support for obama care. the white house remains under fire because of president obama's promise that if americans liked their health insurance plan, they could keep it. but according to the associated press, at least 3.5 million americans have already been issued cancellation notices from their health insurance provid s providers. that number is likely to go up as data from half the states still remains unavailable. and there is a report white house officials debated the health care pledge back in 2009 in the likelihood that every american would in fact be able to keep their coverage. yesterday former white
exactly why he shot three tsa agents, killing one of them. but investigators say 23-year-old paul ciancia left a one-page manifesto at the scene writing that he wanted to kill, quote, tsa agents and pigs. he referred to himself as a patriot and said he wanted to show how easy it is to get a gun into an airport terminal. he is facing murder charges. >>> we're also learning more about the survivors. one of the victims, brian ludmer was shot in the leg, dragged himself to a nearby closet and used his old boy scout training to create a tourniquet to slow the bleeding. >>> since the shooting, a lot of talk about whether airports are safe enough. are we in for another round of security changes? we'll hear from an insider. (knochello? hey, i notice your car is not in the driveway. yeah. it's in the shop. it's going to cost me an arm and a leg. that's hilarious. sorry. you shoulda taken it to midas. get some of that midas touch. they tell you what stuff needs fixing, and what stuff can wait. next time i'm going to midas. high-five! arg! i did not see that coming. trust the midas touch. for brakes
mission and claiming the tsa vi litted his constitutional rights. one officer, hernandez was killed and two others wounded along with one civilian. jennifer yorkland joins us live with what investigators have learned and also i understand a statement from an attorney representing the family is out or due to be out soon here? >> reporter: yes, tamron, in fact we just heard from the family attorney who read a prepared statement just a few minutes ago. take a listen. >> we like most americans are shocked and numbed by the tragic events of last friday. we acknowledge the need to understand what happened and why it happened. and to that end we as the ciancia family have cooperated with law enforcement agencies with the last several days. it is important to express our deep and sincere sympathy -- >> reporter: you can see here at lax, paul ciancia open fire at the bottom of the stairs where flowers are where the tsa agent fell. he went up the escalator and turned around because he saw he was moving and fired again according to officials. but the 23-year-old accomplished two of his goals w
have been hurt. we did see one man in a wheelchair receiving some treatment, what looked to be a tsa agent also treated. joining us on live coverage, michelle stepping in now. >> as we heard will say between terminal 2 and 3 is the way he witnessed being treated. the scanner says there were two victims including a 45-year-old male. that quickly changing as we get more information. joining at 9:50, 9:20 is when people start reporting a shooting there, reporting a man with a rifle got past a tsa screener. a suspect reportedly shot. more information coming in as we look at these live pictures right now. again, looking between terminal 2 and 3 near the virgin america. >> terminal 3 for folks who have been there, this is a massive open space. just the thought of somebody being able to get in with a weapon, there are hundreds of people, if not thousands in the immediate vicinity who could be hurt by stray gunfire. we still don't know exactly how this unfolded. the only official word coming in now, tsa spokesperson at headquarters told us the shooting happened at a checkpoint. a tsa employe
begin an aspirin regimen. >>> the tsa is reviewing policy changes after a gunman shot one of its officers at point-blank range at los angeles national airport. gerardo hernandez is the first tsa officer to be killed in the line of duty since the office was created 12 years ago. as with all tsa workers, hernandez was unarmed. police say the suspect paul ciancia had a note that said he planned to kill multiple tsa officers and wanted to, quote, instill fear in their traitorous minds. joining me msnbc correspondent pete williams. what are we learning? what's the latest on this alleged gunman? >> this is not where one of those investigations where every 10 minutes brings some other revelation. this is a long slow go to try to figure out the answer to the key question, which is why did he do it. there's nothing that his friends or roommates say this they thought he was an adherent to this extremist anti-government view expressed in this handwritten later, which is a general rant of the usual stuff about the federal reserve and federal government and the currencies and one world order
where he made a conscious decision to kill multiple tsa employees. >> reporter: as me his way through the terminal, ciancia reportedly asked some people if they were with tsa. he moved on when they responded no. but at the security check point, he opened fire. tsa officer, hernandez, about to celebrate his 40th birthday, was killed. two other agents were wounded. as was this high school teacher. ciancia made it about 100 yards into the terminal before police shot him multiple times and took him into custody. officials are waiting to interview him and gain more insight into his motives. >>> now to the nfl. gary kubiac is recovering after he collapsed on the field during last night's game. as he walked off at halftime, he stopped and squatted down. the general manager said kubiac was lightheaded and dizzy, he was removed on a stretcher and taken to a local hospital, but did not have a heart attack. meanwhile john fox felt dizzy playing golf on saturday. after testing, fox will have surgery to replace his aortic heart valve and is expected to be out a few weeks. >>> a bomb threat prompt
a checkpoint, pulled a .233 caliber assault rifle from a bag and opened fire, targeting tsa agents, injuring several people and taking the life of a tsa officer named gerardo hernandez, the first tsa officer to die in the line of duty since the agency was created in 2001. the suspected shooter, 23-year-old paul anthony ciancia, was charged this weekend with murder of a federal officer, and commission of violence at an international airport. after being shot at the scene of the crime, he remains in critical condition but is not believed to have suffered brain damage, allowing for the possibility he might be able to answer questions at some point. and while the entirety of his motive is yet to be known, he did have on him at the time a letter. which had language associated with the anti-government patriot movement, as well as some additional anti-government literature about a conspiracy to form a single global government. and for more, i'm joined by brand-new grio.com columnist, goldie taylor and founder of stop handgun violence, john rose en that will. i want to start with you, goldie. we hav
before the airport returns to normal after friday's shooting that left a tsa officer dead and others wounded. nbc's miguel almaguer has been covering the story for us over the last day. good day to you, miguel, and what's the latest? >> reporter: good afternoon. we know that terminal three where the investigation is taking place where the shooting happens remains shut down to the public. they are allowing some passengers who were inside that terminal during the shooting to come back this afternoon to retrieve some of their personal belongings. as you know, this shooting took place yesterday at 9:30 in the morning. it was the middle of the weekday commute at the end of the week when police say 22-year-old paul ciancia walked through the front doors of the terminal, pulled out an assault rifle from a bag and opened fire, first hitting tsa agents. they say it appears he was targeting tsa agents, killing one before moving on through the terminal, past security. about 100 yards deep into the terminal where police engaged him in gunfire. officers tell us he was shot multiple times, then ta
they're still learning more about why he allegedly killed a tsa agent and wounded two others. miguel almaguer is live outside l.a.x. with the details on this. miguel, good morning. >> reporter: thomas, good morning. according to a federal criminal complaint, we do know more about the alleged shooter's motive. fbi investigators say that he left behind a one-page letter, what they call -- also has been called a manifesto in which he said he was specifically targeting tsa agents. it didn't matter whether they were black, white, brown or yellow. apparently that was written inside this manifesto. he seemed to target these individuals because they worked for the federal government and he had some problems with the federal government. we don't know specifically what was in that note. that is still part of the investigation. as for the suspect himself, as you mentioned, he was shot multiple times, at least once in the head. he's in critical condition and he's been unresponsive because of his medical condition. investigators still trying to learn more about the motive today. >> miguel almague
of the los angeles airport. fbi and local law enforcement on the scene after a gunman opened fire at a tsa checkpoint, killing one tsa employee. at least six others were wounded. the suspect, identified as 23-year-old paul ciancia, reportedly began shooting on the ground floor and continued firing as he raced to a tsa screening area. frightened passengers scrambled for cover, even on to the tarmac. the suspect was wounded in a gun fight with officers. he is now in custody. ♪ ♪ hey [ male announcer ] when we built the cadillac ats from the ground up, to be the world's best sports sedan... ♪ ...people noticed. ♪ something like a phenomenon, baby ♪ ♪ you're something like a phenomenon ♪ [ male announcer ] the cadillac ats, 2013 north american car of the year. lease this cadillac ats for around $299 per month with premium care maintenance included. the united states population is going to grow by over 90 ovemillion people,ears and almost all that growth is going to be in cities. what's the healthiest and best way for them to grow so that they really become cauldrons of prosperity
out a rifle started firing at tsa employees. there were points he said things about tsa. he killed one tsa worker and wounded as many as three others before he himself was shot in the chest and taken into custody. he's reported to be in critical condition in the hospital. law enforcement sources tell the l.a. times that authorities found a note next to the shooter in which he expressed, quote, his disappointment with the government. nbc news reporting that the shooter sent a suicidal text to his family before entering the airport where he apparently started shooting. again, though, the shooter is alive in critical condition and in custody. l.a.x. is a mess in terms of flight cancellations and delays and thousands of passengers getting stranded. this is a story we'll be following through the night as we learn more. please keep watching this space for news. >>> here's the background, when george w. bush picked harriet mier meyers, he was showing trademark loyalty. he was also particularly happy to have found a woman he trusted for that job since the seat she was going to be filling on th
allegedly walked in, shot the tsa member killing him, wounding two others and made his way through the terminal. at least 167,000 passengers had their flights either delayed or canceled. all of this taking place during the middle of the morning weekday rush. >> shots fired. terminal. >> hundreds scrambled for their lives as a lone gunman opened fire inside l.a.x. >> units respond to terminal 3. there's a shooter. >> chaos and blood shed at 9:309 friday morning. police say 23-year-old paul ciancia walked inside the terminal, pulled this assault rifle from a bag and unleashed round after round. >> one of the witnesses is seeing that the suspect is, targeting tsa. >> a gunman opened fire in l.a.x.'s terminal 3 killing a tsa agent. the first to die in the line of duty. >> the agent killed was identified as 39-year-old yoord gerardo hernandez. but gunfire wasn't over. police say the suspect was on the move. now past security and had hadded through the terminal. >> loading his gun, looked straight at me. i was five feet from him. >> panicked passengers hid in restrooms. others poured ont
a tsa agent at los angeles international airport has been charged with first degree murder and committing violence. he can face the death penalty. we'll have a live report later this hour. >>> john kerry wrapped up a visit to egypt, the first since morsi was ousted. morsi's removal led the u.s. to suspend hundreds of millions of aide earmarked for egypt. >> i want to make it clear the united states will continue to provide support that directly benefits the egyptian people in health, scholarships and private sector development. >>> virginia's democratic gubernatorial candidate terry mcauliffe has brought out all the rock stars. hillary clinton was out his behalf two weeks ago. the following weekend, bill clinton. tomorrow joe biden, and today the president hit the trail. >> i hope you guys are fired up on tuesday because we cannot have people staying home when so much is at stake. i hope you're ready to fight for terry because he's ready to fight for you for the next four years. >> republican candidate ken cuccinelli meanwhile has rnc chair and wisconsin governor scott walk
-government reviews, federal reserve, sovereign citizen type stuff, referring to tsa saying if tsa is going to treat average americans like potential terrorists, it's a self-fill filling prophecy. what drove him to that, it's impossible at this point. secondly he's not talking. his medical condition is critical. he's wounded in the face and head. there's some question if this is brain injury that will complicate their ability to talk to him. >> pete williams, thank you for that update. >> you bet. >> a lot of travelers still reeling from that. we will be right back. [ male announcer ] at humana, understanding what makes you different is what makes us different. we take the time to get to know you and your unique health needs. then we help create a personalized healthcare experience that works for you. and you. and you. with 50 years of know-how, and a dedicated network of doctors, health coaches, and wellness experts, we're a partner you can rely on -- today, and tomorrow. we're going beyond insurance to become your partner in health. humana. many cereals say they're good for your heart, but did you
-old from los angeles walked into terminal three and pulled out a rifle started firing at tsa employees.
pulled out a rifle, they say, from a bag, then began to open fire. he may have been targeting tsa agents according to many witnesses. he then was able to breach security, made it about 100 yards into the terminal where he was engaged with police in another gun battle. he was wounded and taken into custody but not before he killed a tsa agent as well as injuring several others. many folks were pouring out of the airport during all of this. passengers were running onto the tarmac. some were cowering inside restrooms, doing what they could to escape the shooter. here's what one witness told us. >> reporter: >> the shooter came down the corridor, past the security area, and he continue fronted me and looked at me and said, keena se? a question mark in his eyes. i shook my head and he kept going. >> reporter: with one dead and several other wounded the suspect is in custody now. investigators are still looking into the motive. terminal three, where this shooting happened, remains shut down, although other terminals are still active. you can hear this plane landing behind me. an active runway
was specifically targeting tsa agents. the suspect now faces federal murder charges. and nbc's miguel almaguer is at l.a.x. with the latest. what's new today? >> reporter: alex, good afternoon. it's right here at terminal three where the suspect allegedly walked through those front doors. police say 23-year-old paul ciancia pulled out that rifle and targeted tsa agents. the first person he targeted was gerrardo hernandez. he was shot several times. when the suspect saw hernandez moving, the suspect walked back down the escalator, shot hernandez again, fatally wounding him. his wife spoke yesterday. here's what she had to say. >> we are all heartbroken and will miss him deerly. he was a joyful person, always smiling. he took pride in his duty for the american public and for president tsa mission. >> reporter: after hernandez was killed, the gunfire certainly was not -- the suspect went back up that escalator, shot two more tsa apgents who were both woundd and also shot a local high school teacher. those three men were wounded. the suspect then moved beyond security, about 100 yards into the ter
tsa agent and injuring two others. this video released by tmz. there are reports he may have been targeting those agents. the suspect wounded in a gunfight with law enforcement is now in custody. and now we're going to take you back to "hardball." ♪ >>> welcome back to "hardball." republicans have been relentless and ruthless even in their effort to block this president at every turn. we point out that fact frequently on this program. it's just as easier to point out those paying the steepest price are often those who can least afford it. the poor. today paul krugman talks about the gop obsession to block the president's health care law. quote, republicans are clearly passionate about making sure that the poor and unlucky get as little help as possible. all this hostility to the poor has culminated in the truly astonishing refusal of many states to participate even in the medicaid expansion. bear in mind that the federal government would pay for this expansion and that the money thus spent would benefit hospitals as well as the direct recipients themselves. the majority of repub
safety concerns at lax after a man used an assault rifle to kill one tsa agent. accused shooter 23-year-old paul ciancia is in critical condition after officers shot him several times. he was carrying five high capacity magazine, a bag of ammo and a handwritten letter explaining his rampage in what he called an effort to instill fear. >> there's a story that his father got a text message that scared him. he immediately called local police in new jersey who immediately called the lapd who immediately scrambled and went to his house. everybody did what everybody could do. unfortunately this was just a random terrible act of a guy that's talking about the new world order and a bunch of, unfortunately, bizarre conspiracy theorys. let's go to toronto. the "toronto star" tells us toronto's embattled mayor, rob ford and i've never seen a man smoke crack as fat as rob ford he said he won't step down despite a video allegedly showing him smoking crack cocaine. he admitted to being hammered at a street festival in august. he always says he plans to ride out the storm and run for mayor again. ford
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